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Webinar: Pensions on divorce: topical themes for Spring (20 April)

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This webinar details the way in which pensions can be treated on divorce to the advantage of your clients, including the new pension freedoms and recent state pensions changes. 

You will benefit by: 

  • Broadening your knowledge of the way in which pensions can be treated on divorce to the advantage of your client
  • Learning about the new flexibility with which pensions can be treated on divorce
  • Reflecting upon the way that the courts have been dealing with pensions in recent reported cases
  • Learning how to spot and address issues relating to pensions with an international dimension

The session will cover: 

  • The new pension freedoms: the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014 and the Pensions Schemes Act 2015
  • Valuation methodologies and the court’s approach
  • Recent state pension changes
  • International pension sharing issues

Who should participate:

Financial remedy practitioners who wish to broaden their knowledge of pensions on divorce and wish to ensure that they are conversant with the latest relevant developments in the field


Philip Way, partner in the Family Law Team, Mills & Reeve LLP
Philip has specialised in advising on the financial consequences of family breakdown for over 25 years. He is an elected fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, has twice been elected to the National Committee of Resolution and has chaired the Resolution Property, Tax and Pensions committee of which he remains a member.

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The Family Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Advisory Group and will focus on key issues including:

  • Sharland and Gohil Supreme Court Judgement
  • Family Law Protocol
  • General Children Law update
  • Forced marriages
  • Divorce centres a year on
  • Pensions for family lawyers
  • General financial remedies update
  • Surrogacy
  • Social media as a business tool: Is LinkedIn worth my time?
  • Emotional resilience
  • Domestic Violence
  • Serious Crime Act 2015: FGM provisions

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Discounts off Law Society publications and webinars, Features, Commentary, Webinars, News and a LinkedIn Group.

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